all writs act

Apple

63 Times the Feds Asked Apple and Google to Help Unlock Phones

The ACLU has found 63 publicly available court cases in which the government asked Apple or Google for ‘technical assistance’ to unlock a smartphone.
Jason Koebler
3.30.16
Google

The Government Has Used the All Writs Act on Android Phones At Least 9 Times

Five different agencies have asked Google for help using the All Writs Act.
Jason Koebler
3.30.16
Apple

The DOJ Is Still Pursuing Apple Over an iPhone in New York

It’s a bizarre move to continue to pursue the New York case after retreating in the San Bernardino case.
Sarah Jeong
3.29.16
Apple

Here’s How the FBI Might Unlock the San Bernardino iPhone Without Apple’s Help

After weeks of encryption battles, the government thinks it might not need Apple’s help after all.
Janus Rose
3.22.16
Apple

The Convoluted Logic Behind Apple's 'Obstruction' of Law Enforcement

The Department of Justice is appealing Apple’s victory in the New York iPhone case.
Sarah Jeong
3.8.16
Apple

Judge James Orenstein Has Something to Say

The encryption movement's new hero is standing up to law enforcement's push for an iPhone backdoor.
Sarah Jeong
3.1.16
Twitter

The Law in GIFs: Writ's Not You, Writ's Me

The government and Apple fight over an iPhone, the Librarian of Congress gives a thumbs up to security research, and the Senate does a CISA all over itself.
Sarah Jeong
10.30.15
Apple

Feds Say Apple Has Unlocked Suspects' iPhones 'At Least' 70 Times in the Past

Apple is fighting a government request to unlock an old iPhone in a drug case.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.26.15
News

Apple Resists Giving iPhone Data to Police

Apple told the court that handing data over under the All Writs Act would tarnish its brand.
Sarah Jeong
10.21.15